Edmonton Oilers Place James Neal on Injured Reserve

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The Edmonton Oilers announced that forward James Neal has been placed on injured reserve retroactive to Jan. 30 with an ankle injury. The Oilers have also recalled forward Tyler Benson from the AHL. The #Oilers have recalled forward Tyler Benson from the @Condors & placed forward James Neal on Injured Reserve retroactive to Jan. 30. […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Zack Kassian Suspended Two Games

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Edmonton Oilers winger Zack Kassian has been suspended for two games. This is his fourth career suspension. Edmonton’s Zack Kassian has been suspended for two games under Rule 46.2 (Aggressor) for an altercation with Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk. https://t.co/GNOVYmYAkh — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 14, 2020 Zack […] READ MORE


Calgary Flames Forward Milan Lucic Suspended

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Calgary Flames winger Milan Lucic has been suspended for two games. This is his fourth career suspension. Calgary’s Milan Lucic has been suspended for two games for Roughing Columbus’ Kole Sherwood. https://t.co/YdDBRI4y4s — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) November 3, 2019 Milan Lucic Suspended Lucic has been suspended […] READ MORE




Fantasy Hockey: Week 2 Impressions

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Week Two (or a long Week One in Yahoo leagues) is over. As always, it’s been an eventful week for fantasy hockey. Thanks to a weird scheduling issue, the New York Rangers only played once. The Los Angeles Kings, Winnipeg Jets, Pittsburgh Penguins, Vegas Golden Knights, and Calgary Flames all logged four games. Players are […] READ MORE



NHL Early Season Surprises: James Neal, Anthony Mantha

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Barely into the new season, James Neal (Edmonton Oilers) and Anthony Mantha (Detroit Red Wings) are among the biggest NHL early season surprises. The Oilers’ winger notched six goals in his first two games. Meanwhile, Mantha scored five times in his first two. Surprisingly, both players have had four-goal games and currently near the top […] READ MORE


2019-20 Pacific Division Preview

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2019-20, where Last Word On Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


NHL Players Desperate for a Good Season

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William Nylander set a precedent last season by holding out on the Toronto Maple Leafs until he got a new contract. While he did get his wish, Nylander’s play for the rest of the season had many questioning if he was worth the money. Nylander will be desperate to have a bounceback year to show […] READ MORE